Lowndes County will likely approve a new agreement with a local Baptist Medical Group Clinic to resume providing free medical care for its employees.
Meanwhile, Columbus Light and Water employees, which had used the clinic at no cost since it opened in 2017, have been left out of the equation.
When it came to whether the city of Columbus would continue to use Baptist primary care clinic services next fiscal year, better information and a better price made all the difference.
Upon further review, the city of Columbus may not be pulling out of Baptist Medical Group’s primary care clinic after all.
Columbus is cutting funding for the primary care clinic offered to city employees and their dependents, with councilmen citing lack of use.
More than 80 employees with Columbus Light and Water will have access to a Baptist Medical Group-backed primary care clinic after the utility’s board on Thursday approved a one-year contract to participate.
City officials want more details from Baptist Medical Group before entering an agreement on an employee-focused clinic.
Lowndes County will contract with Baptist Medical Group to provide an on-site primary care clinic for county employees.
The city of Columbus, Lowndes County and Columbus Light and Water may soon partner for a shared primary health care provider.
Jackson police are trying to find out who damaged a generator and two security cameras at Mississippi’s only abortion clinic.
A federal appeals court said Thursday that it won’t reconsider its earlier ruling that a 2012 Mississippi abortion law is unconstitutional.